Hey friends! I have another fun bookish offering today! I'm thrilled to welcome my talented pal, Lyn Liao Butler, on the blog! What can I say about Lyn? She's multi-talented, to start with. Not only a published author, but also a professional dancer, accessories designer, and enthusiastic fitness instructor. She kept me healthy with her... Continue Reading →
I’m Not Really Here…An Update
Hiya bookish folks! I know it's been a while since I've touched base. (Guilty face.) I've been receiving sweet little notes from friends wondering what happened to me, so I thought I would write a post to at least semi-explain. As I periodically do, I quietly slipped away and took some much needed time for... Continue Reading →
Q&A with Author Sonia Saikaley!
Happy Valentine's Day, book peeps! I'm over the moon to have my good friend and book sister, Sonia Saikaley, on the blog today. Sonia is a ridiculously talented author and wonderful person. We've known each other for many years now and I cannot imagine travelling this writing journey without her friendship, wisdom, and support. I'm... Continue Reading →
I hope your 2020 is off to a great start! It's been a little hectic over here in the lead-up to the release of "Secret Lives of Mothers & Daughters." Just a few weeks to go, I can't quite believe it! I'm posting today about a new feature on the blog that I'm really excited... Continue Reading →
Writing as an Act of Place-making
Today #MeetThe2020s asks: How has your background affected your writing? Wow. How hasn't it? In the tweet below you'll find the character-limited short story. Here on the blog I can indulge in the long story. Not too long, I promise. The truth is, I knew I wanted to be a writer since the age of... Continue Reading →
SECRET LIVES OF MOTHERS & DAUGHTERS Cover & Update!
I'm thrilled to finally be able to share news with you about my upcoming release and Women's Fiction debut, "Secret Lives of Mothers & Daughters." We had some last-minute changes to the title and cover, so I haven't been able to spread the word until now. (Some of you might recall its previous titles "Asha &... Continue Reading →
Writing Through Pain: Guest Post for the Invisiblog. @inannapub #MondayBlogs
Happy Monday, folks. Here's a guest post I wrote for the Invisiblog recently. I talk about the process of writing about trauma and its connection to healing. Thanks for reading! A :-) xo https://invisiblepublishing.com/2019/09/10/writing-through-pain-by-anita-kushwaha/
Updated: Reading on June 9th #Canlit
Hi again! Time to update this post. :-) The reading was last night and it was a lot of fun. It was a pleasure to meet Ann, and a thrill to finally read with my friend Sonia. We read, we had a good Q&A...there was even a little belly dancing! (Yours truly tapped out... Continue Reading →
A Brief London Recap #writing #writerslife #wanderlust
Hi everybody, I'm back! :-) Wow, what a whirlwind. A week definitely flies by quickly but I still managed to fit in quite a bit of fun and cross off some of the things on my to-do/to-see list. Not everything though, so we'll have to leave the rest for next time. I'm not the best... Continue Reading →